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Dell Dimension C521, Help Please!

Hi, So my onboard graphics card went out so I went out and bought a low-profile, PCI-Express 16x graphics card installed it and it didn't work. I read in some places you need to go to the motherboard and change the setting from the onboard graphics card to the new one.. But the only problem with that is that I can't see it I was wondering if maybe with the same computer or anyone who can help me guide me blinded through the bios...
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  1. your motherboard on the C521 will auto detect the card so I don't think the issue is your video

    can you try a different monitor?
  2. I know it's not the monitor because I plugged it in my labtop and worked fine
  3. what card are u using since dell power supplies are barely enough to run the system by itself.
  4. Enter BIOS/setup on boot and look through all menu's for a video/display adapter option. It is possible that it is under integrated devices. You might have an option to change between onboard, PCIe and PCI as primary display adapter.
  5. rolli59 said:
    Enter BIOS/setup on boot and look through all menu's for a video/display adapter option. It is possible that it is under integrated devices. You might have an option to change between onboard, PCIe and PCI as primary display adapter.

    dude he said that his onboard is dead which means he cant see the screen
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    SHIELDHEAD said:
    dude he said that his onboard is dead which means he cant see the screen

    My mistake! Pretty much means he is stuck (if not configured for remote access) if no auto detection.
  7. So nothing can help me?
  8. Best answer selected by shanekiller.
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